Synchronous colonrectal cancer

Case contributed by Dr Itziar Oronoz Mitxelena

Presentation

Two year-history of diarrhea and abdominal pain. Unquantified weight loss.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
CT

35-mm polyp located at the ascending colon and 41-mm polyp in the hepatic flexure of the colon.

Colonic wall thickening at sigma and wall thickening at rectus. These findings are compatible with rectal and sigmoid synchronous cancer.

MRI

Colonic wall thickening at sigma and wall thickening at rectus. These findings are compatible with rectal and sigmoid synchronous cancer.

An intussusception between the descending and sigmoid colon is also seen.

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Case information

rID: 70799
Published: 20th Sep 2019
Last edited: 21st Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

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